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Indian man killed by his own rooster during cockfight

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesA rooster that had been fitted with a knife for an illegal cockfight has killed its owner in southern...

Myanmar coup: Security forces intensify protest crackdown

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightEPAMyanmar's security forces intensified a crackdown against protesters on Saturday, with local reports of dozens of detentions and a woman...

Nigeria kidnappings: Hunt for 300 girls as second abducted school group freed

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightEPAPolice in Nigeria have launched a search and rescue operation for 317 girls kidnapped from a school in the state...

Coronavirus: Biden's $1.9tn Covid relief bill passes House vote

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesPresident Joe Biden's $1.9tn (£1.4tn) relief plan to help Americans during the Covid pandemic has been approved in the...

Tiger Woods car crash: Golfer 'in good spirits' after latest treatment

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesTiger Woods is "in good spirits" after being moved to a new Los Angeles hospital for treatment from injuries...

Haiti prison escape: Hundreds of inmates flee from Croix-des-Bouquets jail

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightAFPMore than 400 prisoners are on the run in Haiti after escaping from a jail near the capital, Port-au-Prince.Authorities said...

The Dissident: Jamal Khashoggi documentary points finger at Saudi Arabia's crown prince

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightAltitude FilmsThe Oscar-winning director of a documentary investigating the murder of Jamal Khashoggi says he does not believe Saudi Arabia's...

Mourning the sisters killed as they taught handicrafts

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightManzoorAyesha Bibi and Irshad Bibi, who worked teaching handicrafts, were breadwinners for their family. Earlier this week the sisters were...

Mayday: How the White Helmets and James Le Mesurier got pulled into a deadly battle for truth

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightMayday RescueThe British man behind the Syrian civil defence group, the White Helmets, found himself at the centre of a...

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